Robert
Robert (Bob) Hydro was born March 30, 1955 in Santa Monica, CA to Caroline and Steven Hydro, who preceded him in death. Bob lived in Venice, California where he went to grade school and Venice High School. Fishing was Bob's favorite past time. He also worked part time at Turners Outdoors in Signal Hill, California. Bob kept his family and friends supplied with fresh fish and he also baked cookies for friends at work. Bob met Margarita Rodriguez while working at L3 Communications. They were married on March 30, 1985 and later moved to Carson, California where they have lived for 22 years. Bob leaves, to cherish his memory, his loving wife Margarita, and children Gino Rodriguez of Aloha, OR, Michele Rodriguez of Norwalk, CA, Stephanie Rodriguez of Carson, CA, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Brothers Edward Hydro of Torrance, CA, John Hydro of Gardena, CA, Ronald Hydro of Gardena, CA, Steve Hydro of Torrance, CA, Sisters: Nancy Castenada of Palmdale, CA, Sarah Hydro of Torrance, CA, and Shirley Hydro of Culver City, CA and many nieces, nephews, uncles and cousins. A gathering of family & friends will be held from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Saturday, March 15th with a vigil service at 7:00 pm both at the Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance, CA. Mass of Christian burial will l be held at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church on Monday, March 17th at 12 Noon.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. I will miss you Uncle Bobby. You were the true Hunting and Fishing Sportman. I will never forget hearing about your fishing and hunting stories and seeing your latest prize. My fondest memory was of you and your rattlesnake skin and the rattler on your hat. Rest in peace. I love you, Uncle Bobby. **Alina**

  2. Unfortunately I never had a chance to meet Bob. I work with Nancy Castaneda at St. John’s and our sympathies go out to his family and friends. Thad and the EVS Management and Staff.

  3. Bob had a great sense of humor, a very kind person & always ready to share his knowledge. My condolences to his family. Margarita, life will not be the same without him but God will give you the strength you need.

  4. Bob is very helpful at work he fixed the toolings fast. He will be missed by a lot of our co-workers. For Margarita and family I would like to extend my prayers and deepest sympathy.

  5. bob my fishing buddy and dear friend your going to be missed more then i can say but your still going to be hear in my hart and ill be fishing with ya allways

  6. Margie, there are really no words to say to you. nothing that we say can help ease your pain. Even though time heals many things, it’s not that it get’s better, it’s just that we learn to live without the person we love, and even though we would give anything to have them with us again, please take comfort in knowing that he is still alive in your heart. We love you. Joyce and Michael

  7. Ed & family, We are sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Randy and Elyse Angel

  8. We were very sad to hear of Bob’s passing. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hydro family.

  9. My Uncle Bobby was a great man. He truly will be missed by each and every one of us. My thoughts and prayers are with each member of our family, as we try to band together through these hard times. Uncle Bob, I miss you and love you so much.

  10. To the Hydro Family, My deepest sympathy. We will all miss Bob. He was a wonderful person with a great sense of humor and we could always rely on his help for anything we asked for. I will miss his smiling face at work.

  11. To my Brother Bob, There are no words to express the lost of our friendship due to his passing. I have known Bob for over 25 years or more.We never hunted but talked about it, but he made it up by being a fishing buddy. We had alot in common. I will miss you deeply Bobbo. Leave the gate open for me. Be strong Margret. We will all be together again one day.

  12. Bobby, I’m so glad that we had our conversations together last November. I love you and will miss you terribly. Heaven doesn’t know what a catch they have in you. (or maybe they do!) Someday we will all be together again. Say hi to the rest of the family for me. Love from your sister Nancy….

  13. Bobby, I’m so glad that we had our conversations together last November. I love you and will miss you terribly. Heaven doesn’t know what a catch they have in you. (or maybe they do!) Someday we will all be together again. Say hi to the rest of the family for me. Love from your sister Nancy….

  14. To the Hydro Family, With Heartfelt Sympathy in this time of sorrow. I had the pleasure of knowing Bob for over 20 years. Bob will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. He was a good, kind hearted person, and truly a nice guy. I enjoyed having conversations with him at work, I especially enjoyed his fishing stories and also enjoyed hearing about his new hobby of metal detecting on the beach. May the memory of Bob be a blessing to you always. Margarita, may you find comfort in knowing you are in our prayers. God Bless you all.

  15. Dear Bobby There is no words in this world to describe the pain as a family we are feeling now. I know your mind and your soul were strong as a tree, but your body was just sick. I willn’t think of you as gone, just painting the house again for 90th time or simply gone fishing. Thank you for being there as a big brother always is and helping me. I am so happy to see all the friends you made and hear all their great stories about you. We were all very bless to have you in our lives. That is what will make it possible to go on, your strength and love. we will miss you every minute and never ever forget for even a moment. Catch a Big fish for me. God bless you, margarita,all the families and friends, love your (Little sister) Sarah

  16. To Bob I just want you to know that you will be missed, and I could not have asked for a better father and grandfather for me and my childern. Just know that you will always and forever be in my heart. You gave me the strength to know that we could go on without you here with us. Thank you for that,and I will be here to support my mom through this like I know you would want me too.You had so many people to support you and I am so proud to call you my father it showed me just how much you were loved. Love always your loving daughter Stephanie

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook